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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 24 Update

Posted June 25, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Salem’s top pick (Pixar’s Brave) opened this weekend, helping increase the slate to $290 million, up almost $97 million from last week.  Meanwhile, continued strong business from Madagascar 3 and a few others pushed Team Metcalf’s almost-fully-release slate up a similar amount over the last week (up $95 million) to $1.17 billion.   Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter pushed […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 18 Update

Posted July 18, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Sunday, Team Metcalf is holding on to a $39 million lead over Team Salem in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  The terrific opening of Harry Potter was balanced somewhat by decent holds for Transformers 3, Horrible Bosses and to some extent Zookeeper.  We expected Salem to pull ahead by Sunday, but that should happen sometime […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 5 Update

Posted August 5, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, Team Metcalf’s lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft stands at almost $115 million.  This weekend Team Salem opens Rise of the Planet of the Apes, while Team Metcalf has no movies left to open.  Check back Monday for the update with the weekend’s numbers, and click “Read more” to see the updated chart. […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 1 Update

Posted July 3, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

A brief update this week.  Team Salem had the biggest week, up $81 million to $371 million through Sunday for the slate. A full week of Brave was the main driver for the gain.  The first Monday-Thursday period combined with the second weekend of Brave totaled $65 million, exactly matching the opening weekend number — a very good […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update

Posted May 29, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Memorial Day weekend pushed Team Metcalf’s front-loaded slate to $682 million through Monday in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Fantasy Draft, with only two significant films left to open on his slate: Prometheus (#8 pick overall) and Madagascar 3 (#11), both opening June 8.  Team Weil totals $47 million so far (with Battleship his lone film to have opened).  Weil’s […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 1 Update

Posted August 1, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Sunday, Team Metcalf’s lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft is now $101 million.  That lead will expand somewhat over the weekday period because of the number of Metcalf’s films in more recent release, but Team Salem has the final advantage of having three more movies to open, most notably Rise of the Planet […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 13 Update

Posted June 13, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Team Salem has taken a commanding lead in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Team Metcalf will get back in the game with his #3 pick at the end of June (Cars 2) and two movies July 1, including his #1 selection (Transformers: Dark of the Moon).  Then Salem’s #1 pick (the final […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 8 Update: Now It’s Interesting

Posted July 10, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Salem’s slate in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now stands at $556 million, with a lot of upside left in Amazing Spider-Man, significant business left for Brave, and three movies left to open. Team Weil is now at $228 million, with two very big movies opening the next two weeks (Ice Age: Continental Drift this Friday […]

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